Watch the HCT World Championship Next Week, Earn Free Packs
Blizzard has announced that Twitch Drops are going to be enabled for the HCT World Championship which means by watching the stream next week, you're able to get free stuff! The free stuff this time around is card packs.
- If you accumulate 4 hours of viewing time for the HCT World Championship, you'll receive one Rise of Shadows pack.
- 1500 Classic card packs will be distributed every hour to randomly selected viewers.
There appear to be 32 periods where eligible viewers can earn card packs which mean Blizzard is giving away 48000 Classic packs!
You can watch on any of the following (see quote below) Hearthstone Twitch channels next week to be eligible for drops. Just make sure you are logged in to Twitch and you have connected your Battle.net account.
Quote from Blizzard
The Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) 2019 World Championship kicks off in Taipei on April 25 with the world’s 16 best Hearthstone players from the Americas, Asia-Pacific, China, and Europe competing to win the 2019 Hearthstone World Champion title and the lion’s share of the $1,000,000 prize pool.
Choose Your Champion
We’re excited to share that Choose Your Champion will be returning for the HCT 2019 World Championship. You can choose one of 16 competitors as your champion and be rewarded with Hearthstone card packs based on how well they perform. Click the button to Choose Your Champion!
Just for participating, you will receive one Rastakhan’s Rumble card pack. You will receive one additional card pack each time your champion wins a match. All card packs are expected to be delivered one week after Worlds. You must choose your champion by April 24 at 6:30 p.m. PDT to participate.
Twitch Drops Enabled
Eligible viewers who tune into the HCT 2019 World Championship on Twitch during any of the times listed below for at least four hours’ total viewing time will be reward one Rise of Shadows card pack! On top of that, 1,500 lucky eligible viewers will be randomly rewarded with an additional Classic card pack every hour.
These rewards can be earned during the following times:
- April 24: 7 p.m.–3 a.m. PDT
- April 25: 7 p.m.–3 a.m. PDT
- April 26: 7 p.m.–3 a.m. PDT
- April 27: 7 p.m.–3 a.m. PDT
Link Your Accounts
Before you can receive rewards, you’ll need to link your Twitch.tv and Blizzard Battle.net accounts. Here’s how:
- Log in or create an account on Twitch.tv.
- Navigate to the Settings menu by clicking your account name in the top-right corner of the home screen.
- Navigate to the Connections tab of the Settings menu.
- Find the Battle.net section, then follow the instructions after selecting a region and clicking Connect.
- When connecting accounts, be sure that you’re currently logged into the Blizzard account on which you’d like to receive your rewards.
You can read the official rules for Twitch Drops here. Scope the HCT 2019 World Championship event page; follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube; and catch the #HCTWorldChampionship when the broadcast goes live on April 24 at 7:00 p.m. PT at Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone!